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Communication and Culture in Tuscany

The arrangements for the travel, housing, meals, excursions and course content of this program have been made by the leader. Questions about this program can only be answered by the program leader listed below.

Program Type Departmental
Program Location Siena, Italy
Course # SA 10321
Duration Summer
Upcoming Program Dates
To Be Announced
Current Program Dates
Summer 2019 05/28/19 to 06/25/19

Program Leader

Name Evan Perrault

Enrollment Details: Enrollment Currently Closed

Program Description

6 Hours Credit COM 303 Intercultural Communication & COM 495/497 Travel Writing and Promotion ** May 28 - Program/Classes Begin: June 25, 2019 - Program/Classes End


Outside Student Activities:

1.Welcome Dinner

2. San Gimignano

Visit to Cheese Factory
Visit and group lunch at a local agriturismo that produces saffron, salami, meat, and wine
Round-trip coach bus transportation

3. Chianti

Visit to Pasta Factory
Wine Tasting
Group Meal
Round-trip coach bus transportation

4. One hour language class; Italian for Travelers
5. Contrada. A visit and dinner at a Siena contrada.
6. Cooking Class
7. Farewell Dinner

Please contact program leader (Dr. Evan Perrault: for more information.


Academic Credit

6 credit hours in just 4 weeks!

COM303: Intercultural Communication, a CLA and University core class.

COM495/497: Travel Writing and Promotion: Travel blogging and Instagramming, fun articles and guidebook entries.


Good standing in the university.

Open to all majors. There is no language requirement.

Program Cost

Estimated costs:

Program Fee (apply for scholarships): $3,958.70
Fee does not include: airfare and some meals

Application Deadline

Rolling applications.  Program deposit of $500 is due by Jan. 25, 2019.

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